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After a 17 month journey around the globe, Swiss teacher Louis Palmer pulled into the parking lot outside the UN Climate Change talks in the Polish city of Poznan. He used 0 gallons of gasoline. The small solar car towed a trailer of batteries across 38 countries at a top speed of 55 mph covering around 190 miles per charge. Palmer had the opportunity to taxi around, among others, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Monaco’s Prince Albert and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Palmer plans on repeating his voyage from other forms of natural energy such as hydro-power, geothermal and wind.

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“Forget about a bailout. American car manufacturers should probably be requesting some face time with Louis Palmer.”

Where else can one go?

by Mike Randall Brand Futurist The Republik Captain Strategic Ops

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